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US DoE announces $100 million for Energy-Water Desalination Hub
The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $100 million in funding to establish an Energy-Water Desalination Hub.
Waves to Water Prize targets ocean-powered desal
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has introduced the Waves to Water Prize for wave-powered desalination technologies and is seeking feedback on the initiative.
Hawaii considers special bonds for solar desalination
Hawaii Island is looking to introduce new special purpose bonds to build and operate solar-powered desalination plants, reports westhawaiitoday.com.
AquaVenture secures $50 million for Ghana plant acquisition
AquaVenture has secured $50 million in project financing for its acquisition of Accra desalination plant, Ghana.
US Govt to facilitate $6bn in funding for water infrastructure projects
The US EPA has submitted a draft Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Applications for Credit Assistance under theWater Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program.
Essel Infraprojects wins Gujarat desalination contract
Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL) of India has won a contract for a large-scale desalination plant at Jodiya, on the Gulf of Kutch, Gujarat.
Israel issues tender for Sorek 2 mega-size desalination plant
The Israeli authorities have issued a tender for Sorek 2 desalination plant, reports business title Globes.
City of Corpus Christi, Texas, issues RfI on desalination
The City of Corpus Christi, Texas, and San Patricio Municipal Water District have issued a request for information (RfI) on alternative water supplies including desalination, reports Caller Times.
ACWA Power shaves $0.01 off next-best price in Rabigh 3 bidding
ACWA Power is offering the most competitive price by $0.01 out of five bidding consortia for Rabigh 3 independent power and water project.
Poseidon gains approval for revised terms on Huntington Beach project
Orange County Water District has approved an updated term sheet including a revised water purchase agreement with Poseidon Water for the Huntington Beach Desalination Plant project.
Hyflux wins business amid ongoing restructure
Hyflux has issued a series of updates on its reorganisation, as well as news of two new contract wins in Iran and Turkey.
ACWA Power is preferred bidder for Umm Al Quwain project
A consortium led by ACWA Power has emerged as the preferred bidder for the United Arab Emirate's (UAE) Umm Al Quwain desalination plant project.
Mitsui & ACS source finance for Spence copper mine project
Mitsui & Co and ACS Group have secured $560 million in financing for the Spence copper mine desalination plant project in northern Chile, reports Latin Finance.
Israeli private investors eye Namibia desalination project
Officials from the Erongo region in Namibia and Israeli private investors are in advance stage talks over a second desalination plant in the county, reports New Era.
Intel to adopt water reuse at Oregon factory
Semi-conductor manufacturer Intel has secured $120 million in tax-free bonds from Oregon state, US, to partially finance a water reuse project at its production facility, reports Oregon Live.
Bluewater Bio bags Bahraini upgrade project
Bluewater Bio of the UK has won a project to upgrade Tubli wastewater treatment plant in Bahrain that will more than double the plant's capacity for water reuse.
EU gives $34 million to expand capacity and grow reuse at As Samra, Jordan
The European Union (EU) has granted €30 million ($34 million) to expand capacity and increase water reuse at As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan.
Metito circles potential acquisition in Turkey
Metito, the Dubai-based water treatment company, is eyeing an acquisition in Turkey, reports The National.
KfW Dev Bank to fund €10 million reuse scheme in Palestine
Germany's KfW Development Bank is to fund a new water reuse scheme for agricultural irrigation in Nablus, on the northern West Bank, Palestine.
Nanobubble specialist Moleaer raises capital, seeks people
Moleaer, the California, US-based water technology firm that developed the XTB Nanobubble Generator has raised $6 million to support overseas expansion.